Possible Childbirth Education topics include...

Pregnancy:

  • First trimester discomforts
  • Second trimester discomforts
  • Third trimester discomforts
  • Activity & Exercise
  • Nutrition/supplements
  • Prenatal testing
  • Body changes
  • Danger signs
  • Emotional changes
  • Rh- issues
  • Work
  • Visualizing the birth

Labor & Birth:

  • Signs of labor
  • Stages of labor
  • Emergency birth info
  • Helpful hints for dads
  • Helpful home birth tips
  • How is a home birth different than a hospital birth
  • Reasons for transfer to hospital from home birth
  • Siblings at birth
  • Waterbirth
  • Guests at birth

 

Postpartum:

  • Breastfeeding
  • Co-sleeping
  • Signs of infection for mom and baby

Mom:  Baby:
  • Baby blues
  • Help after baby
  • Cesarean wound care, recovery
  • Perineal care after stitches, episiotomy, etc
  • Placenta encapsulation and other ideas
  • Your new post baby body
  • Birth control
  • Circumcision
  • Cord blood
  • Baby proofing
  • Cloth Diapers
  • Baby wearing
  • Lotus birth
  • Newborn care
  • Newborn Screen test
  • Vaccines